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of defense, we talk about the post office and prepayments being made. there is one truism on both, o s the taxpayer is ultimately on the hook. yes. so it is not an issue is this just a quasi-government organization, both dod and you need prepayments. we're ultimately on the hook the taxpayer is. what concerns me in a time, admitted, mr. chairman your low liquidity. you're not really sure you can get down as low as two days later this year, at a time in which the discussions have been made and i have read about the board of governors and your role. you do believe you have a fiduciary duty in your role to the postal service and in your role, correct? >> mr. chairman, representative, yes. >> that means there's a trust. there's a trust with you and the board of governors not just strictly you but i believe with the postmaster general and others in this situation. what i keep hearing is, well we thought of and we're looking at that. we have a five-year plan that was many years ago. we have discussions that we want to do. we're exploring ideas. these are direct quotes from today, exploring h
, neutral jurors, with the government presenting its case and defense challenging it. that's the system. look, we have that system here because the kings of england didn't always give justice to the colonists. and we fought a revolution and wrote a constitution to assure that the federal government here, and the states here, could not treat us without justice, could not punish us without a jury trial. to interrogate him and not advise him of his right to remain silent, to take to guantanamo bay, to treat him as if he were a soldie soldier froa foreign government to kill americans is not just, and nowhere authorized under the law. the rule of law exists before the crime, and that the law be followed when you're prosecuting this person as it existed at the time of the crime. there's no provision for the president of the united states to take this guy, as horrendous as we believe he is, as profound the evidence of his guilt, away from the criminal justice system and ship him to guantanamo bay. i'll make senator graham's argument for him. if this guy is really a soldier from a foreign count
detainee interrogation group made up of a bunch of high-ranking officials, fbi, cia, defense department. beyond the obvious of why, mark, what are the first questions they will ask him? >> well, beyond the why, of course, is who directed you? did you do this upper the direction of a foreign government or foreign service group and then the questions will go from there. were you funded by any organization or group? what did you seek to gain by doing this atrocity? et cetera, et cetera. go down the line. they'll also want to know, more importantly, is well the web. who they contacted. who else knew in the u.s.? did they have any aid and support right there in the boston area or anywhere else in the united states of america or around the world? >> mark, unfortunately, i'm not sure you can hear me. at all. >> i can hear you now. >> guys we're having some technical difficulties. >> i can hear you now. >> try this and see. >> i apologize for that. >> mark, i don't think you need to apologize for anything. i think we're having some technical difficulties here. i've gone through three ifbs to tr
will determine whether he will get legal counsel. he will get a defense attorney and then therefore, the case proceeds. >> from a federal law enforcement official, being told the suspect is alive. he has unspecified medical needs. we have to see what those are. it could affect whether it's the courthouse or whether you get medical treatment at another site. according to this official, an aggressive sweep of the scene is underway to see if there are explosives on the site. he was taken out of the boat without incident. they are having everything in the area, including the s.w.a.t. team, the bomb teams, the sniffer teams, to make sure they don't have a volatile, dangerous crime scene environment. this suspect is alive, has unspecified medical needs and according to that federal official, an aggressive sweep of that scene under way. >> i can tell you the police officers standing a little bit further down from the block certainly seem a lot more happy right now at this moment. the least tense that we've seen them all day long. no doubt, the city of boston, watertown, all surrounding areas, a lot
and prosecute him in federal court. >> you don't want to turn over intelligence gathering to a criminal defense lawyer and the terrorist. you want to be able to gather tell without a lawyer present. under the law of war there is no right to a legal counsel when you're being questioned for national security purposes. i hope the obama administration will allow us that option that exists in our law. they have a very bad track record here. >> reporter: fox news is told investigators are probing a potential link to a islamist group as first reported on fox over the weekend. they were responsible for the attack on moscow airport. in response the group issued a statement saying their disagreement is with russia. they did not deny knowing the brothers. also according to one source who has reviewed that, they were undercut in their claims trying to deny any connection because they pointed the finger as russia as being responsible for these bombings which of course there is no evidence to support that, jon. jon: catherine herridge, lots of tangled leads to unravel here. catherine, thank you. >> reporter:
a 12-gauge shotgun and have a good defensive effect. and there's the element of surprise. you've got police all over the place in watertown, so i don't really think that this is applicable. i think there are people that want to make this argument, but 12-gauge shotgun, there are many weapons, 2,000-plus weapons that are available to people for choice without an assault weapon. >> we're running out of time. so i'm not going to give you a chance to answer that question, congressman king. i'll give you a chance to answer the other question. this has also spilled into the debate over immigration reform. some conservatives like charles grassley, senator from iowa, are saying, before we reform the system, we ought to focus more on who we let into this country. your response? >> first of all, i don't think it should have a severe impact on the immigration debate. i do think it should focus on whether or not it should be refined, and if people are coming from a country which has terrorist background, if there's a strong terrorist element in that country, there should be extra vetting for peo
intelligence and it should become an integral part of our civil defense. do you think you have to acknowledge that and in a sense, activate that in some form better from capitol hill? are we spending our resources in this country in the right place? >> i think we have to do more to encourage as has been done in new york, if they see something, say something and also urge and encourage the local community to speak out whenever they see anything that's out of the ordinary, even if it involves people of their own ethnic group and their own religion and their own persuasion. if they see something report it because it will come out of these local communities. >> i think there should be more direction on that. i think if more funding is necessary, absolutely, and they worry too much about political correctness and we have to get the message out and we also, though, i think, have to be telling local police and if we have to provide more funding at the federal level for them to build up their own intelligence unit and not just rely on the federal government and that's at the federal level. >> congres
on the house subcommittee for national security, homeland defense and foreign operations. congressman, thanks for joining us by phone on this saturday. >> thanks for having me, craig. >> we saw those massive celebrations in the streets of boston, around boston last night. but as the dust settles today, what's the mood like there? how long is it going to take for folks to get back to normal? >> it will take a while longer. i think there's a great deal of relief being vented right now. people are just glad that these two individuals have been cap sbhaurd little bit of a caution out there as well, people wondering, as the president said, what else is involved, if anything here and who else might be involved? i think that mostly, a lot of concern for the families. i was in wilmington earlier today where sean collier's family had lived. he was the m.i.t. officer who passed away. people there are incredibly supportive of that family, the law enforcement people there trying to make sure the family was able to get to the hospital when the incident happened. so, there's just a mixture of feelings and
for the cia as a former deputy assistant secretary of defense. how critical is it that the 90 year-old brother of tamerlan tsarnaev be caught alive? >> well, is important. there is still some months that we don't know about this. is there a firm international connection? with a self radicalized? what motivated them? are there more potential terrorist attacks in the future? other part of the sleeper so? is the picture gets more clear new information makes a blurry, and there is just so much that we need to know. getting a hold of him and the freaking get informational tell us a lot. dagen: of course we mentioned the city has been on virtual lock down the public transition down. all of your major ones. so closed for today. amtrak service was closed down. people told by the governor of the state to stay indoors. boston and the surrounding areas. how critical is that? how critical is it that for these authorities to be a will to do their job? >> well, first of all, is public safety, of course. there are armed law enforcement officers, federal, state, local, out there trying to get this guy. anothe
, fbi and department of defense and u.s. attorney. how do you investigate a guy like this? >> he will be interrogated. all you can do is write his answers down. this will happen. it will happen as soon as possible. they are not going to give them a lot of leeway here. there are important questions they have to follow up on from an operational standpoint. people want to ask why did you do this? important is who helped you? who was your brother in contact with during his time overseas. was there a support structure we can get on immediately. there are literally at the door of his hospital room standing by as soon as it is able to happen he was on him. >> can you tell us about this and that and the guy says, you know what, i don't want to tell you about anything. you have a cold blooded killer or someone alleged to be that. you think he is going to just breakdown and friendly say, yeah, i'll tell you why my brother did this and we were funded by this one. you think talking to him you are going to get him to spill the beans? >> he will be in the u.s. system now. if he declines to say
the articles. we know now he ran after his own brother. you know what the defense is going to be. i was brainwashed by my brother. i ran over him to get away. >> the older brother, basically was even asked to leave his own mosque because his anti-american views were so strong that the islamic community in cambridge was outraged. >> if they saw this happen, raise this question and raise him and bring this issue to the officials? >> yes. >> that's the other piece of that that year going to be talking about. thank you in boston. michelle, thank you. anything that you see here on "squawk", shoot us an e-mail or follow us on twitter. >>> coming up next, market insight from flem. and morgan stanley. and gold on the rebound after a big slide. find out what's driving the move back above $1,400. plus, what is apple bringing to the earnings table? we tell you what we should be looking for when numbers come out tomorrow. [ engine revving ] ♪ [ male announcer ] every car we build must make adrenaline pump and pulses quicken. ♪ to help you not just stay alive... but feel alive. the c-class i
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